Designation: Prosecco Spumante DOC Extra Dry 2018 Bio
Grape varieties: 100% Glera
Production area: Cortelà, Vo’ Euganeo, Padua (ITALY), southern and south-eastern vineyard exposure, 100-150 m above sea level
Vine training system: double-arched cane
Number of plants per hectare:: 3000
Ages of vines: 45 anni
Yield for hectare: 10 000 kg
Harvest: grapes are hand-picked and carefully selected
Harvest time: first half of September
Vinification: the grapes are softly pressed and after static settling the must ferments at a controlled temperature of 15-16°C. The sparkling process occurs according to the Charmat method: the must is inoculated with selected yeasts and the prise de mousse occurs in autoclaves for 20-30 days at a temperature of 14°C. After aging for 1-2 months, the wine is bottled.
Organoleptic properties: light straw-yellow colour, fine, persistent perlage, creamy foam. On the nose delicate and aromatic notes of wisteria and acacia flowers, as well as hints of citrus, apple and pear. Moderately sweet, in mouth fresh, harmonious, mineral notes.
Food pairing: it can be drunk without accompanying food and is ideal as an aperitif. It matches with vegetables, white meat and fish dishes.
Serving temperature: 6-8 °C
Alcholic content: 11,5% vol
Glucose and Fructose: 13 g per litre
Total Acidity: 6.1 g per litre
Volatile Acidity: 0.19 g per litre
Total Sulphur Dioxide: 68 g per litre
Overpressure: 3.5 bar